BBC Reports On Another Child Prodigy

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A recent news article by  BBC news reminded me of Jackie Evancho, the 12 year old prodigy singer who has taken the world by storm. She has a unique story in that she started singing after watching the Phantom of the Opera when she was 8 years old. She came into the scene at the heels of young Filipino singing star Charice Pempengco who came into the limelight when she was 16. What is truly amazing about these young stars is the talent that they have which is usually seen in older artists who have had formal training and preparation. I still marvel at seeing Jackie sing the Phantom of the Opera because if I didn’t know that she is actually singing the song I would think that there is someone in the shadows doing it for her. The same holds true for Charice and the song ‘I will always love you’ which is one of Whitney Houston’s most popular pieces. At certain parts of the ballad one wouldn’t thing Charice wouldn’t have the pipes to belt it out but she clearly does and very well at that.

Recently the BBCreported on another child prodigy as featured in the short news clip:


Alma Deutscher, seven, writes opera The Sweeper of Dreams

For most seven-year-olds, visiting the opera - or listening to one - comes low on their list of priorities.

But not for Alma Deutscher from Dorking in Surrey. She has gone one better and composed her very own work.

The opera is called The Sweeper of Dreams and is fast becoming an internet sensation.

The BBC's Jon Brain has been to meet her.

The story is stunning in that these prodigies seem to be getting younger and younger. First there are the 16 and 8 year old singers and now a 7 year old who composes an opera and plays the piano and violin. I am sure there more out there who have not been discovered yet. According to Alma’s Mom she actually asked her parents how someone can compose such beautiful music after she heard a piece by Mozart when she was 3 years old. Wow!

Not too long ago I was reading a book that talked about people who have lived multiple lives not all at one time but in different generations. A study supposedly revealed a young woman who lived during different eras in the past very long ago but could only reveal details under hypnosis. Where am I going with this? Can it be feasible that if we lived in the past that maybe we did so as someone else and not the person we are now? Can it be that we are now coming into an age where life is repeating and perhaps these prodigies are the geniuses from the past? I wouldn’t be surprised if Alma Deutscher is Mozart, Beethoven or Haydn reincarnate. The stories of these young geniuses sound so similar to those of the early ages.

I love to read about things like this because they make me feel good. The world needs bright spots such as these young people who are sure attention-getters because of their talent and genuineness. Perhaps this the Universe’s way of making us focus on the good things in life; there is nothing that catches and holds our attention more effectively than the young.

Thank you Jackie, Charice and Alma for inspiring us and making our hearts sing. :-)

Thank you BBC for bringing another star to light.

“The Universe dwells within all, check out this young composer!!” (TUT.com)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20036511

 

BBC News

A recent news article by  BBC news reminded me of Jackie Evancho, the 12 year old prodigy singer who has taken the world by storm. She has a unique story in that she started singing after watching the Phantom of the Opera when she was 8 years old. She came into the scene at the heels of young Filipino singing star Charice Pempengco who came into the limelight when she was 16. What is truly amazing about these young stars is the talent that they have which is usually seen in older artists who have had formal training and preparation. I still marvel at seeing Jackie sing the Phantom of the Opera because if I didn’t know that she is actually singing the song I would think that there is someone in the shadows doing it for her. The same holds true for Charice and the song ‘I will always love you’ which is one of Whitney Houston’s most popular pieces. At certain parts of the ballad one wouldn’t thing Charice wouldn’t have the pipes to belt it out but she clearly does and very well at that.

Recently the BBC…

reported on another child prodigy as featured in the short news clip:

Alma Deutscher, seven, writes opera The Sweeper of Dreams

For most seven-year-olds, visiting the opera - or listening to one - comes low on their list of priorities.

But not for Alma Deutscher from Dorking in Surrey. She has gone one better and composed her very own work.

The opera is called The Sweeper of Dreams and is fast becoming an internet sensation.

The BBC's Jon Brain has been to meet her.

The story is stunning in that these prodigies seem to be getting younger and younger. First there are the 16 and 8 year old singers and now a 7 year old who composes an opera and plays the piano and violin. I am sure there more out there who have not been discovered yet. According to Alma’s Mom she actually asked her parents how someone can compose such beautiful music after she heard a piece by Mozart when she was 3 years old. Wow!

Not too long ago I was reading a book that talked about people who have lived multiple lives not all at one time but in different generations. A study supposedly revealed a young woman who lived during different eras in the past very long ago but could only reveal details under hypnosis. Where am I going with this? Can it be feasible that if we lived in the past that maybe we did so as someone else and not the person we are now? Can it be that we are now coming into an age where life is repeating and perhaps these prodigies are the geniuses from the past? I wouldn’t be surprised if Alma Deutscher is Mozart, Beethoven or Haydn reincarnate. The stories of these young geniuses sound so similar to those of the early ages.

I love to read about things like this because they make me feel good. The world needs bright spots such as these young people who are sure attention-getters because of their talent and genuineness. Perhaps this the Universe’s way of making us focus on the good things in life; there is nothing that catches and holds our attention more effectively than the young.

Thank you Jackie, Charice and Alma for inspiring us and making our hearts sing. :-)

Thank you BBC for bringing another star to light.

“The Universe dwells within all, check out this young composer!!” (TUT.com)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20036511

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